Paranepsia amydra Turner, 1916
CNEPHASIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Paranepsia amydra
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each crossed by a vague pale zigzag band edged with variable dark markings. The hindwings are off-white with grey veins. All four wings have slightly recurved wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), p. 520.


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    (written 23 June 2019)